Do you dream of crafting your debut novel or screenplay? Or perhaps you’ve got your heart set on becoming a journalist and penning scandalous headlines. Maybe you crave a life with books and wish to enter the publishing industry as an editorial assistant.
With new-found freedom, budgets to juggle and plenty of daily distractions, it’s hard to strike the balance between fully immersing yourself into student life, and remembering to take care of your wellbeing.
When you're already faced with the interview jitters, this can be the last question you want to hear. Unfortunately, it's not acceptable to just scream: "Because I'm broke and I need this job!" You need to formulate an actual, well thought-out answer.
Going into higher education can be a very daunting experience, not least because you’re tasked with finding a new clique. It took you long enough to settle in at school, for goodness' sake!
It can be pretty expensive being a student. There are so many expenses to consider, from tuition fees and course materials to accommodation and food... Oh, and a social life of course.
Time to be psychic now. That’s right: after the verbal reasoning test, the panel interview and the essay, they're now asking you to predict the future.
It’s that time of year again. A-Level students across the UK are trawling through listings to decide which uni they want to go to and what they’d like to study. Other, more mature students who’ve decided that uni is the path for them begin to stress about the long application process. Whoever you are, it's a tricky period.
The 'weakness' question is a double-edged sword. While you don't want to admit to being insufficient for the job, you also need to show that you are self-aware and have the ability to improve.
“The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there." In actual fact, any student of history knows that we have a lot more in common with our ancestors than many think.